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This Library Guide is designed to primarily support the College of Medicine curriculum.
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    About the USMLE Examination

    The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a three-step examination for medical licensure in the United States.  The USMLE assesses a physician's ability to apply knowledge, concepts, and principles, and to demonstrate fundamental patient-centered skills, that are important in health and disease and that constitute the basis of safe and effective patient care.

    Self-Assessment Resources

    • USMLE Easy
      This is a study guide for all 3 steps of the USMLE examinations. By setting up a personal account through CMU access to USMLE Easy, one can access "graded" pre-tests and study guides, including video lectures and online flash cards. For off-campus access, please contact Brad Long for instructions.
    • AccessMedicine: Self Assessment
      Includes self-assessment tests from nineteen basic sciences textbooks and two clinical textbooks. A free personal account is required to access these test modules, which can be registered for via the menu arrow within the top right side Central Michigan University text box.
    • PsychiatryOnline: Self-Assessment Books
      Includes seven self-assessment companions for the American Psychiatric Publishing Textbooks in the PsychiatyOnline collection. Access to the the self-assessments requires registration for a free personal account. Continuing medical education (CME) credits are available with the addition of a separate personal subscription.

    USMLE Study Guides

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    First Aid for the USMLE Step 1: A Student-to-Student Guide - Le T, Bhushan V, Sochat, et al.  Icon
    Call Number: R834.4 .F57 2014 - Park Library (4th Floor)
    Publication Date: 2014
    Available only in print.

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    USMLE Step 1 Qbook - Kaplan Medical
    Call Number: R834.4 .K37 2013 - Park Library (4th Floor)
    Publication Date: 2013
    Available only in print.

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    USMLE Step 1 Secrets - Brown TA, Shah S
    Call Number: R834.5 .B765 2013eb
    Publication Date: 2013

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    USMLE Step 2 Secrets - O'Connell TX, Brochert A
    Call Number: RC58 .B76 2010eb
    Publication Date: 2010

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    First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS: Mini Cases - Le T, et al.
    Call Number: RC66 .F577 2010eb
    Publication Date: 2009

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    USMLE Step 3 Triage: An Effective, No-Nonsense Review - Schwechten K.
    Call Number: R834.5 .S386 2009eb
    Publication Date: 2009

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    NMS Review for the USMLE Clinical Skills Exam - Arias EA, Amador N  Icon
    Call Number: R697 .F6 A75 2008 - Park Library (4th Floor)
    Publication Date: 2008
    Available only in print.

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    USMLE Images for the Boards: A Comprehensive Image-Based Review - Tully AS, Studdiford JS
    Call Number: R834.5 .T85 2013eb
    Publication Date: 2013
    For Steps 1, 2, and 3


    General Study Guides

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    How to Study for Standardized Tests - Sefcik D, Prerost F, Bice G
    Call Number: LB3060.57 .S45 2013eb
    Publication Date: 2013

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    Crash Course: Cell Biology and Genetics - Neil Lamb N
    Call Number: QH581.2 .L36 2007eb
    Publication Date: 2007

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    Crash Course: Anatomy - Granger N, Dykes MI
    Call Number: QM23.2 .G673 2007eb
    Publication Date: 2007

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    Crash Course: Immunology - Novak RW, Novak RW, Griffin J
    Call Number: QR182.55 .I47 2006eb
    Publication Date: 2006

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    OSCEs at a Glance - Blundell A, Harrison R
    Call Number: RC71 .B63 2013eb
    Publication Date: 2013

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    Crash Course: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Alam N, Panay N, Horton-Szar D
    Call Number: RG112 .O732 2007eb
    Publication Date: 2007

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